Blog: Motorcycle Travel Around the World

I blog roughly each week about my motorcycle travel around the world and generally what's going on. Sometimes it's about motorcycle riding, and other times it's about anything else that is happening. Sign up to the email list for notifications about new blog posts.

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Riding next to a lake along the NC500 in Scotland to prepare for my round the world (RTW) journey on a CRF250L motorcycle.

This post covers multiple days riding the North Coast 500 (NC500) as a shakedown for my round the world (RTW) journey.

Arriving early into Invereness, I couldn't wait any longer to start the NC500 route! A minor setback though—I had forgotten to load the route onto my GPS th...

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After waking at 0600, I departed slightly later than planned today at 0830. I'm sure I'll get quicker packing up camp as it's only my second day of the shakedown!

The roads I have travelled on have mostly been quieter roads with the specific intention of avoiding motorways as they are less fun to...

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Recent preparation has focused on getting my CRF250L and all my gear ready for a shakedown trip in prearation for my round the world (RTW) journey. The route is from Banbury, Oxfordshire up to the North Coast 500 (NC500) in Scotland and I gave myself one week. The aim is to see how the bike, gear, a...

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A lot has changed over the passed month!

After 3.5 years of working for Newcastle University, I left to finish preparations for my round the world journey on a motorcycle. By this time, I had sold my Honda CBR600F, all my furniture, fridge, old clothes, bicycle, and any other possessions I could t...

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Collected my brand new 2017 Honda CRF250L motorcycle.

It has been a long time coming. Today, I collected my new motorcycle from the Honda dealer in Newcastle upon Tyne.

It's a 2017 model of the Honda CRF250LA in red, but not just any old red; according to the manufacturer, it's extreme red!

Riding the bike away from the d...